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User Reviews for LoSeasonique to treat Birth Control

LoSeasonique has an average rating of 5.4 out of 10 from a total of 65 ratings for the treatment of Birth Control. 37% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 35% reported a negative effect.

LoSeasonique Rating Summary

5.4/10 average rating

65 ratings from 65 user reviews.

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Reviews for LoSeasonique

momto3b2g May 5, 2010

“I went on LoSeasonique hoping to stop my period and in return have had an endless one. The first week I started the pack, I started my regular period. Week 2 and 3 I had spotting that did not need a pantyliner, okay I could handle "spotting". Weeks 4 and 5 I had to wear panty liners. Week 6 possibly my regular period as I had to wear tampons the flow was heavier. Week 7 still flowing pretty good and wearing tampons. Week 8 I am still very heavy. I have called Gyn and I will be going to Doctor today. So much for my dreams of not having a period. Sex life has been totally on halt due to this as well.”

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Lexi23 June 10, 2010

“My previous birth control worked wonderfully, beautiful skin and I did not get pregnant. However, my PMS became difficult to deal with, headaches, nausea, and fatigue. My doctor suggested I try LoSeasonique to avoid the PMS. I must say I was very scared because of all the negative reviews I found on the internet. I am happy to say it has been eights weeks and I am symptom free, no spotting, and best of all no PMS. One important thing I do is to stick to my 10 pm schedule everyday. I noticed they stressed this in the pamphlet, which made me concerned things might go wrong if I did not follow. Overall I am very pleased especially since I have not taken any pain killers the entire time. Hope this helps.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous February 1, 2012

“I have been reading some of the reviews and I wanted to remind people that birth control is extremely individual. The right birth control for one person may not be right for another. The way your body reacts to the birth control is a big factor in how well it works for you and is not consistent among everyone. I, personally, love LoSeasonique. I switched about 2 years ago after my previous birth control started giving me migraines and making me sick. LoSeasonique allows me to have only 4 periods a year, and when I do have them they are very light. It took about a month to adjust to it, but after that, it was great! Completely took away my PMS symptoms and does not wreak havoc on the rest of my body.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous December 14, 2010

“Lo-Seasonique is a good birth control, and awesome to not have a period for 3 months. I had stopped taking birth control for a year because of migraines, they improved and then worsened again. MD put me on Lo-Seasonique. Initially I had breakthrough bleeding, had never had problems before. I read up on it, and to all of you that have problems, change the time you are taking the pill and take it with/after food and/or something acidic (orange juice). The reason for a lot of breakthrough is high estrogen not being absorbed. Otherwise I have had minor cramping periodically if I miss ONE pill. I do notice a drop in sex drive, and just heavy feeling. But minor changes. Otherwise now almost a year on it, it's awesome.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous September 20, 2009

“I was put on this pill to help out with my crazy emotions that I get about a week before my period. I almost done with my first 3 month dose and I have found that I have a big increase in my appetite. I have been experiencing more severe migrains and I get dizzy/lightheaded for a couple of minutes quite often. My skin has been breaking out with little pimples that are coverable but I can feel them and have never been there before. I have been on a variety of pills and this one has seemed to give me the most side effects. Since I have been on this pill I find myself getting extremely emotional about little things.”

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Anonymous January 30, 2010

“I have been on LoSeasonique for 2 months now. I'm experiencing hair loss, increased appetite, and severe migraines! My face is breaking out and extremely dry, and I've been having bleeding on and off for up to 7 days consecutively. This birth control is absolutely not worth taking in my opinion!”

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Samsa2001 April 5, 2012

“I was on Loestrin and I had gained 25 lbs over a 2 year period. I switched over to LoSeasonique because its the same hormone I took when I first started taking birth control pills 15 years ago. Over a 2 month period I was able to drop almost all the weight I had gained. I was on the Brand name LoSeasonique for 9 months with zero side effects and then I was switched to generic. Over 1 month I gained 7 lbs and became very moody (just as I was on the Loestrin) I have asked my DR to send over a new prescription with no generic marked. I will pay the extra not to be such a mess!”

10 / 10
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Anonymous November 29, 2009

“When I first started LoSeasonique, I had light spotting within a week that only lasted four days. Now I have finished my first three packs and didn't get my period when taking the yellow pills. I am now 1 1/2 weeks into the next batch and still no spotting or anything! I Think I should get a preagnancy test just to be sure but If Im not preagnant Then this is the best Pill ever!!! So far I have not had any other side effects that many have had.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous July 31, 2011

“So far so good with this pill - I am 3 weeks in and haven't had any breakthrough bleeding or mood changes. I am on it for the prevention of menstrual migraines, and so far I've gotten 1 but I imagine it'll take time, even so, 1 is an improvement. I've also noticed that my sex drive is much higher... like, MUCH higher!”

9 / 10
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Anonymous November 17, 2011

“I'm on my third set of LoSeasonique. I originally started using LoSeasonique to help control my periods when I would experience extreme cramping and migraines to the point that I could not function. I started LoSeasonique and haven't experienced any migraines or cramps since. I haven't had any spotting. My periods are lighter and only last three days. My sex drive has increased and I have been less moody. Overall a GREAT pill.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous March 12, 2012

“I started taking Loseasonique just about a year ago. Before this I took Yaz for about 6 years. My doc recommended Loseasonique so I agreed to try it. The first pack was not to bad. No spotting, but I was very nauseated. On the second pack I began spotting and this continued for weeks at a time. Soon after I began to notice my skin was breaking out. (I have never had acne before). During the third pack the break through bleeding continued, as did the acne (now spread to my back and chest), also I started having headaches on a daily basis. To the point where I could no longer function. I am now at the end of my fourth pack and have been spotting for the entire last month! Getting off soon.”

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Anonymous August 2, 2009

“I'm taking Loseasonique birth control pills...still on the first pack. I'm half way through the first pack that is for 3 months. Everything is normal for me but I've been bleeding lightly or should I say spotting for just about a month now. I have a week and a month before I finish with this pack. Just ready for the spotting to stop, but other than that I have no other problems or symptoms.”

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Honest_Revew November 7, 2010

“When my OBGYN switched my birth control pill to LoSeasonique in an attempt to relieve my severe cramps and menstrual migraines I was hopeful. During my 3 month trial, I found that the severity of my migraines intensified and spotting was equal to that of a light period. I understand that spotting may occur and should decrease over time; however I was forced to wear a panty liner every day (sometimes 2/day!) for 3 months. I am no longer taking LoSeasonique.”

3 / 10
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Anon334577 March 8, 2016

“I had a good experience with my first pack of pills - no spotting. I lost weight and my breasts grew a full cup size - friends keep asking if I had an enhancement done! I did have a lot of breast tenderness that continues and heavy cramping around my period. I'm now exactly half way through my second 90 day pack and have had a light menstrual flow for the past 7 days. I take my pill at exactly the same time every day and never miss so I'm disappointed this is happening. I hope it doesn't continue. Overall, I'm happy and the pill works as I'm not pregnant which is the most important thing!”

8 / 10
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ssliwa23 October 1, 2009

“Starting off with my condition before LoSeasonique... I had heavy periods, by the time I turned 20 my cramps were so bad that I had to rest a day and apply a heat pack. My skin was always breaking out and it was only worse in the summer. I went to my doctor and he offered me three options: herb supplements, hormone pills or BC pills. I chose the last one. I'm not sexually active but college worries me so I figured better be safe than sorry. After starting it, my skin was clearing up, my periods are still existing but are so light that I usually don't have to wear anything and my cramps are very mild. The only thing I recently experienced was 2 week period and some spotting, but as I said, it was very light. I'm glad I chose option three”

8 / 10
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Anonymous May 1, 2010

“Love this birth control. I hate having a period every month. The first cycle of pills I had a lot of spotting. The second pack very little spotting. Will be a year in a month and I'm very happy I have none of the side effects I have been reading about so far. Very little spotting. Yay, for 4 periods a year!!!”

10 / 10
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Anonymous March 3, 2012

“I have been on this birth control for a little over a year now and I CANNOT wait to switch my birth control in 2 weeks. Although I have not experienced any weight gain, acne, or emotional changes, this pill has made me spot like CRAZY. I would be fine for the first month of the pills but literally, as soon as I start the second pack of the pills until I get my period, I spot. It is infuriating! I told my doctor about this problem and she told me that you have to take this pill at the EXACT same time every day. No being 10, 20, 30 minutes late because otherwise you spot. I honestly thought I did a darn good job of taking my pill on time and yet I still experience bleeding. ”

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steffanii January 8, 2010

“I have read so many comments on this birth control. I was on Seasonique (Doctor recommended for endometriosis) before LOSeasonique, because when I went to my doctors office and asked for samples (due to insurance changes) they were out of Seasonique, and only had Loseasonique. I asked the nurse if they were any different in dosage (wondering if I'd have more chances at getting pregnant) and she said they were about the same. LoSeasonique is my 5th pack already... and well I can say that it's helped me a lot when it comes to preventing pregnancy. Every 3 months I have had a super light period for over a year now. I have never really broke out only with stress... I just hate that I gained weight, have normally low grade fevers and cant sleep at night.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous July 11, 2009

“After about a week on this birth control I started to get awful acne and had to stop taking it after two weeks. According to my doctor, a side effect for some people is worsening complexion. It also made it very difficult to sleep and wake up in the morning. All of these side effects stopped a few days after I was taken off the pills.”

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Prkr32 · Taken for 2 to 5 years July 12, 2016

“I have taken LoSeasonique for over 5 years. It has helped with migraines (no hormone fluctuations) and did not have weight gain until my insurance tried to get me to take the GENERIC version.. Not the same, hence bioequivalent. Now, no pharmacies have the brand name on the shelf nor can they order it. Oh no!”

9 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for 5 to 10 years August 5, 2014

“I have been taking LoSeasonique for years. I have never had problems with it until lately. Due to my new job I have been bad at taking the pill the same time every day which is causing a lot of spotting, which is my fault. But I have noticed a decrease in sex drive. Otherwise I have never had a problem with this for 5 years.”

9 / 10
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Anonymous April 21, 2011

“I'm not completely done with the first month and I got a period. It's longer than my usual periods and heavier. I thought it was gone and then it came back. I have noticed some change in my skin being dry and having some acne problems, which I've never had before. What's the point of being on birth control if you can't have sex because of all this period business.”

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Anonymous June 7, 2010

“I am on my first three month pack I started taking them to have fewer periods. During week 5 I started spotting if thats what you'll call it and I am on week six and still spotting. If I had known I would be having an endless period I would have never stared taking them considering my periods were short anyway. On the plus side my skin does look a little better. If this doesnt get better by the time I am finished with this pack I dont think I'm going to start another pack.”

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Anonymous June 14, 2011

“I am on my first pack and I have to say I am so happy I changed from Loestrin 24 (I actually still had 7 days left). I have had light spotting for the first few days and that's it. I think really sticking to the same time every day is the key to limiting side effects, like within the hour everyday for real. Some breakouts on my chest and a little on my face but that normally happens anytime. I changed pills. I think I have tried everything that is out there and this is the best.”

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Anonymous July 16, 2011

“I started taking LoSeasonique because I live such a busy lifestyle and quite frankly 12 a year just gets in the way! I was very apprehensive to start the pills because of what I've heard about it as far as ongoing spotting that seemingly never ends. However, I went into it with an open mind and expected some spotting. The first two weeks felt like a regular period, and after that, minor spotting not even enough to wear a pad. I would say by the end of the third week, all spotting was gone. I am now towards the end of the 3-month supply and will be refilling this prescription as I could not be more happy with it. I am so glad I made the choice to switch to LoSeasonique. Helps with acne too.”

10 / 10
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